Daily Bulletin – Friday, November 8, 2019
No School – Veterans Day - Monday, November 11th
First Day of Gymnastics – Monday, November 11, 2019
First Practice - 10AM – 1PM @ Gymnastics East
Head Coach - Stacy Rendon – firstname.lastname@example.org
First Day for All Other Winter Sports – Monday, November 18th, 2019
Boys Basketball – Newport Main Gym
First Practice - 4pm – Main Gym
Head Coach - Mark Prince – email@example.com
Girls Basketball – Newport Main Gym
First Practice – 6pm Main Gym
Head Coach - Cuong Luu – firstname.lastname@example.org
Boys Swim and Dive – Edgebrook Swim and Tennis Club
First Practice – 4-5pm OR 7-8pm - Edgebrook Club
Head Coach - Eric Bartleson – email@example.com
Boys and Girls Wrestling – Outside Gym
First Practice – 4pm - Outside Gym
Head Coach - Michael Chenoweth – firstname.lastname@example.org
Seniors: There will be a Senior Class Meeting and 2020 Class Photo
on Wednesday, November 13, 1:00pm in the Main Gym. Mike Annis, our Jostens Rep, will be here to hand out senior graduation packets that include information on how to order your caps & gown package along with other grad products you may want to purchase such as graduation announcements, class rings, etc. He will return on Monday and Tuesday of the following week to collect your orders during lunch time. Don’t miss this important meeting, and of course, we want our whole class in the 2020 group photo!
The Art in Action Club would like to invite you to an evening of painting, food and fun. On November 19th
they will host an Oil Painting Fundraiser
here at NHS from 4-7:30pm. The cost of the event covers hands on instruction, oil paints, canvas and dinner. You can buy tickets at lunch November 4th
for $25. Teachers, Parents and Students are all welcome to participate. Limited space available… contact Mrs. Bitter (bitterJ@bsd405.org
) for details.
Every year music students from across the region submit audition recordings for All-State Honor
groups. We just received word that the following Newport students were selected this year for All-State – congratulations to all of them!
- All-State Concert Band: Antonia Cai (clarinet), Bryan Kim (clarinet), Jeffrey Kwan (horn), Emma Tong (flute), Harvey Yang (bass)
- All-State Treble Choir: Glory Burford, Nithya Kemp, Sophia Mabale Klenetsky, Hermione Padua, Kiara Prabhu, Ilsa Weigel
- All-State Symphony Orchestra: Daniel Hu (viola), Miki Kusunose (violin), Amy Lu (viola), Kenneth Ma (bass), Jason Menor (trumpet), Cailin Singleton (bass), Ike Wongkaew (cello), Kevin Wu (cello), Joy Zou (violin)
- All-State Symphonic Choir: Anna Bencke, Cynthia Gao, Ellen Jin, Brian Los, Soorya Swaminathan, Catherine Zhu
- All-State Chamber Orchestra: Justin Chen (viola), Maggie Yu (violin)
- All-State Jazz Choir: Lucie Beraud. Jerry Li, Marques Locke
In addition to All-State, a few band students were also selected for other regional groups. Congratulations to Hana Sugihara
(flute) for being selected to the Western International Band Clinic Honor Band, and to Vaughn Rhinehart
(trumpet) for being selected to the Pacific Lutheran University Honor Band. We are proud of all of our music students – keep up the amazing work!
Senior Parents: Grad Knight 2020 registration
is now open! Graduation this year will be on June 16 at 8pm held in Alaska Airlines Arena at the University of Washington. Grad Knight will directly follow. See http://gradknight.com/
for more information and links to register. If you are interested in an installment plan or scholarship, please contact email@example.com
This Week’s Events
Newport Ski Swap
is Saturday, November 9th
and Sunday, November 10th
at Newport High School. The Ski Swap is a 100% volunteer run event, and the ongoing success of the Swap depends on those volunteers. The Newport High School Community is an amazing group of people, and we are calling you again to show your pride and commitment to the school. Please visit the Newport Ski Swap website
and sign up for whatever time you can give. Community service hours are offered. No experience is necessary!
The Class of 2020 is hoping to host a 3 on 3 staff and student basketball tournament
on Wednesday December 4th
after school. There will be 12 teams in the tournament, and each team can have a maximum of 5 players. Email Ms. Landau (firstname.lastname@example.org
) with the names of everyone on your team. You will then be included on the team list outside room 2123 and Ms. Landau will get the team members the necessary paperwork with permission slips (for students) and a PDF with the tournament rules. There will be a maximum of 30 students and 30 staff players. Students pay 5 dollars entry fee (we’ll collect at the tournament) to play and staff can play for free (or a donation if you’d like). Here are some rules to consider.
- -No varsity basketball players on the teams – but we’d love to have you help ref.
- -JV and c team players can play, but only one player per team
- -no single gender teams
- Sign up fast! First come first serve!
Deborah Kraft, the Director of K-12 Counseling for the Bellevue School District, will be leading a discussion on the Bellevue School District’s new Signs of Suicide (SOS) program
. This suicide prevention program is being implemented in all of Bellevue’s public secondary schools. Deborah will be joined by a panel that includes program staff and Middle and High School counselors. Session offered is in the Rainier Room at WISC: Registration link November 14th
Talent Show Auditions!
Do you have a special talent - sing, dance, speed paint, play an instrument, ride a unicycle? If so, audition for the spring talent show. Auditions are November 13th
in the green room (1207). Show dates are in the spring. If you have questions, please contact Mr. Nonis at email@example.com
. A sign-up sheet has been posted on the theater display board, by the theater. You do not need to sign up, but those who do will be seen first!
Newport Class of 2020 Baby Ads!
It is time to submit senior baby ads for the 2020 yearbook. A senior baby ad consists of a photo of the senior as a baby/young child and includes a quote or short passage. Deadline for submission is Friday, January 10, 2020. Click here for detailed instructions: NHS Baby Ads 2020
The Newport Library is hosting a school NaNoWriMo; Nanno-wha? Na
nth - every Friday, starting November 1st
– 3:30 to 4:30pm in the library. The goal is to get 50,000 words on the page in 30 days. For more information, check out the Newport website
REFLECTIONS PROGRAM - LOOK WITHIN:
The Newport High School PTSA encourages all students to "Look Within" and express their creativity through the National PTA Reflections program. Students are encouraged to submit original work inspired by this theme "Look Within" in a wide variety of areas. Newport High School will be accepting entries in 2-D Visual Arts, Photography, Literature, Dance Choreography, Film Production, and Music Composition. Complete rules and entry can be found HERE
. Entries will be accepted in the NHS Main Office through the end of school on Friday, November 22nd.
Questions? Contact Emilie Castle at firstname.lastname@example.org
Peer Tutors Wanted
for all subjects. Peer tutors receive community service hours for their assistance. Students who want to be a Peer Tutor can sign up in the Main Office.
What does the King County Library mean to you? Share your library story in a two-minute film and win up to $1,000 and the chance to premiere your film at KCLS Reel Fest
in March 2020! For more information, click here!
is here to help you with the essay portion of your college application. Come to the library after school on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s from 3pm to 4pm.
King County Library System: Life After High School Programs
& KCLS ReelFest: Film Contest and Festival
College & Career Center News
College visits are intended for students only.
The following is an abbreviated list for the coming week. Please visit the College & Career Center
webpage for additional news and information.
Friday, November 8th
Friday, November 15th
- Carroll College (Montana) & University of Hawaii at Manoa – 12:40pm
Monday, November 18th
- Landmark College – 11:45am
Tuesday, November 26th
- Western Oregon University – 3pm
Athletics & ASB Activities
Website Links: Newport HS Athletics
NHS clubs: NHS Activities
Bellevue School District Home Page
Newport High School
- Northwest College of Art & Design – 12:40pm